Oil tanker overturns, 10000 litres of fuel spilled on road

Oil tanker overturns, 10000 litres of fuel spilled on road
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 A petrol and diesel tanker overturned on the National High Way No 16 near Vankayalapadu of Yadlapadu mandal in Guntur district on Wednesday. 

Yadlapadu: A petrol and diesel tanker overturned on the National High Way No 16 near Vankayalapadu of Yadlapadu mandal in Guntur district on Wednesday.

The tanker which was on its way from Gajuwaka to Kapapa, overturned as the driver dozed off at the steering. The tanker had around 100000 litres of diesl and petrol, which spilled on to the road.

A major tragedy was averted as the fire services people immediately sprayed foam to prevent the fuel from catching fire. The driver and the cleaner, who were injured in the accident, were rushed to a nearby hospital.

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